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Am I legally married?

Question Details: About 20 years ago, I got married.That relationship ended within the first year but we never divorced. Maybe a year later I received a call stating that he passed away and I never checked to see if that information was true or not. So I just moved on with life and remarried 17 years ago. In recent years, I have come to find out that my first husband did not die until 9 years ago. Am I legally married or considered a widow?

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